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Porter, Sallie; Mimm, Nancy – Infants and Young Children, 2017
Zika virus infection-associated microcephaly has generated public health and media concern. Unsettling images emerging from Brazil of infants with abnormally small heads have raised concern among women of childbearing age, international travelers, government officials, and health care professionals. The World Health Organization declared the most…
Descriptors: Infants, Diseases, Public Health, Pregnancy
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Amaral, Roberto; Guimaraes, Cesar – Journal of Communication, 1994
Documents the process of broadcasting media development in Brazil, the failure of new technologies to produce democratization, and the barriers to democratization erected by monopolization and "metastasis." (SR)
Descriptors: Broadcast Industry, Communication Research, Democracy, Foreign Countries
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Venticinque, Danilo; Whitworth, Andrew – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2018
This article discusses the outcomes of research into the media literacy aspects of ENEM ("Exame Nacional do Ensino Médio"), Brazil's unified university entrance exam, which contains a significant number of exam questions based on excerpts from newspaper articles, online news and other media sources. Through content analysis, these…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Entrance Examinations, Media Literacy, Test Content
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Tarlau, Rebecca; Moeller, Kathryn – Journal of Education Policy, 2020
This article explores how the Base Nacional Comum Curricular (National Learning Standards), entered the policy debate in Brazil and became the most important reform initiative of the Ministry of Education between 2015 and 2017. We argue that this accelerated policy process was contingent upon the practice of philanthropizing consent: foundations'…
Descriptors: Private Financial Support, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, National Standards
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Ferreira, Giselle Martins dos Santos; Lemgruber, Márcio Silveira – Learning, Media and Technology, 2019
Nearly two decades have passed since the Open Educational Resources (OER) movement was launched. Its success in Brazil can be illustrated with the establishment of a UNESCO Chair in Open Education in 2014, in one of the country's most prestigious universities. Crucially, OER were included in the 2014-2024 "National Education Plan," a key…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Open Educational Resources, Educational Technology, Ideology
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da Silva, Welinton Baxto; Amaro, Rosana; Mattar, João – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2019
Correspondence courses have been offered in Brazil since the late 19th century; in the 20th century, instructional media such as radio and television were successfully used long before the introduction of the Internet. However, distance education (DE) was officially established in Brazil only in 1996 by the National Educational Law of Policies and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Distance Education, Open Universities, Educational History
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Ferreira, Giselle Martins dos Santos; Rosado, Luiz Alexandre da Silva; Lemgruber, Márcio Silveira; Carvalho, Jaciara de Sá – Learning, Media and Technology, 2020
This article discusses issues concerning the spread of data-driven educational technologies in Brazil. Here, as elsewhere, educational technology continues to be promoted optimistically as the bearer of a panacea for historically-rooted social problems. Whilst some of these technologies have indeed contributed to important widening-participation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Innovation
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Tomczyk, Lukasz; Jáuregui, Vladimir Costas; de La Higuera Amato, Cibelle Albuquerque; Muñoz, Darwin; Arteaga, Magali; Oyelere, Solomon Sunday; Akyar, Özgür Yasar; Porta, Mariana – Education and Information Technologies, 2021
The aim of the article is to highlight the key elements related to the implementation of new technologies in education from the perspective of the opinions and experiences of educators in the field in Bolivia, Brazil, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Finland, Poland, Turkey, and Uruguay. The text compares issues related to attitudes towards the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Computer Attitudes, Technology Integration
Frau-Meigs, Divina, Ed.; Kotilainen, Sirkku, Ed.; Pathak-Shelat, Manisha, Ed.; Hoechsmann, Michael, Ed.; Poyntz, Stuart R., Ed. – John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2020
Over the past forty years, media education research has emerged as a historical, epistemological and practical field of study. Shifts in the field--along with radical transformations in media technologies, aesthetic forms, ownership models, and audience participation practices--have driven the application of new concepts and theories across a…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Media Literacy, Information Literacy, Cultural Influences
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Bernardino-Costa, Joaze; De Carli Blackman, Ana Elisa – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2017
This article highlights the black movement's centrality to building anti-racist universities in Brazil. It examines the questioning of the racial democracy myth within Brazilian universities as well as in the Brazilian mainstream media since the beginning of the new millennium. This debate was referred to the Supreme Court, which affirmed the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Blacks, Social Justice, Affirmative Action
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Straubhaar, Rolf – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2015
While conducting research on the organizational cultures of elite nonprofit organizations in Rio de Janeiro, the author encountered many access issues identified in the current literature: in particular, difficulty in encountering research subjects due to the transitional nature of educational nonprofits and the role of secretaries and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research Methodology, Innovation, Social Networks
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Daltio, Eva; Gama, José; França, George; Prata, David; Veloso, Gentil – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2018
This paper analysis the relationship between smartphones and social networks as compatible technologies with the school's pedagogical demands in the 21st century. In the classroom there are some challenges imposed by their own dynamics, these analyses aims to highlight the potential of teaching and learning productivity and the contribution of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Social Media
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Stadler, Adriano; Munaretti de Camargo, Rosi Teresinha; Maioli, Marcos Rogerio – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2017
The distance education (DE) modality evolves as new Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) are developed and based on the methodologies that are being used in the media dissemination of information, educational institutions and organizations take ownership of these innovations to promote their teaching processes. One of the methods that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Training Methods, Government Employees
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Junqueira, Eduardo – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2015
This paper analyses the experience of pre-service teachers enrolled in a course at a Brazilian university that was guided by three Cyberculture Laws formulated by Lemos (2004)--which entail "transmitting connecting and reconfigurating" information and practices--and by Connectivism's concept of "relevance" (Siemens, 2004). They…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Feedback (Response), Foreign Countries
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Cheas, Kirsi – Issues in Interdisciplinary Studies, 2019
This article extends Julie Thompson Klein's ideas on boundary work and typologies of interdisciplinarity from the context of academia to the context of international news media. It draws a metaphorical connection between news frames and the perspectives of academic disciplines, perceiving both as providing selective, limited views on the world.…
Descriptors: News Media, Higher Education, Comparative Analysis, Interdisciplinary Approach
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